The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 549 573 550
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -23
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 77 55 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.15% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 50 35 86
Average salary £58,750 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £41,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £78,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
Security Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38308 37224 40996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.68% 83.64% 81.41%
Number of salaries quoted 31481 30926 35198
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in London

Security Testing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +18 20 £67,500 +17.39% 3
Uxbridge - 2 £47,500 - 1
Sidcup - 1 £30,000 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing.

1 110 (53.14%) QA
2 102 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (30.92%) Security Cleared
3 64 (30.92%) Information Security
4 56 (27.05%) Penetration Testing
5 51 (24.64%) Selenium
6 50 (24.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 49 (23.67%) C#
8 48 (23.19%) Test Management
9 44 (21.26%) SQL
10 43 (20.77%) Automated Testing
11 41 (19.81%) Software Testing
11 41 (19.81%) Test Scripting
12 40 (19.32%) Data Migration
12 40 (19.32%) Migration
12 40 (19.32%) Test Strategy
13 39 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
13 39 (18.84%) Finance
14 36 (17.39%) Performance Testing
14 36 (17.39%) Integration Testing
14 36 (17.39%) Degree
15 32 (15.46%) .NET
16 31 (14.98%) Java
17 28 (13.53%) Risk Management
17 28 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
18 27 (13.04%) Visual Studio
19 26 (12.56%) CISSP
20 25 (12.08%) Microsoft
20 25 (12.08%) Scrum
20 25 (12.08%) Test Automation

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.42%) Apache
2 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.48%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.93%) MS Office
1 4 (1.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.31%) SaaS
2 1 (0.48%) PaaS
2 1 (0.48%) IaaS
2 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.11%) Wireless
2 18 (8.70%) Wireless Security
3 15 (7.25%) Firewall
4 14 (6.76%) Network Security
5 10 (4.83%) HTTP
5 10 (4.83%) Internet
6 6 (2.90%) VoIP
7 3 (1.45%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.97%) PSTN
9 1 (0.48%) Extranet
9 1 (0.48%) DNS
9 1 (0.48%) Intranet
9 1 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.93%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.97%) MySQL
2 2 (0.97%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 51 (24.64%) Selenium
2 27 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 22 (10.63%) WebDriver
4 21 (10.14%) Cucumber
4 21 (10.14%) SoapUI
5 20 (9.66%) QuickTest Pro
6 19 (9.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (8.21%) Jenkins
8 16 (7.73%) JIRA
9 13 (6.28%) SpecFlow
10 8 (3.86%) Git (software)
11 7 (3.38%) Hudson
11 7 (3.38%) Eclipse
12 6 (2.90%) Bugzilla
12 6 (2.90%) WATIR
12 6 (2.90%) CruiseControl
13 5 (2.42%) Xcode
13 5 (2.42%) Robotium
13 5 (2.42%) Calabash
14 4 (1.93%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 39 (18.84%) Finance
2 13 (6.28%) Retail
3 6 (2.90%) Banking
4 3 (1.45%) Music Industry
4 3 (1.45%) Law
4 3 (1.45%) Legal
4 3 (1.45%) Advertising
5 2 (0.97%) Back Office
5 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.97%) Military
5 2 (0.97%) Local Government
5 2 (0.97%) Marketing
6 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (23.67%) Consultant
2 44 (21.26%) Test Manager
3 32 (15.46%) QA Manager
4 30 (14.49%) QA Test Manager
5 21 (10.14%) Tester
5 21 (10.14%) Analyst
6 17 (8.21%) Penetration Tester
7 16 (7.73%) Security Consultant
8 14 (6.76%) Test Consultant
8 14 (6.76%) Managing Consultant
8 14 (6.76%) QA Consultant
9 13 (6.28%) Team Leader
9 13 (6.28%) Security Analyst
10 12 (5.80%) QA Engineer
11 10 (4.83%) Testing Consultant
12 9 (4.35%) Technology Consultant
12 9 (4.35%) Penetration Test Consultant
12 9 (4.35%) Governance Manager
12 9 (4.35%) Information Security Analyst
12 9 (4.35%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (15.46%) .NET
2 22 (10.63%) Gherkin
3 20 (9.66%) SOAP
4 10 (4.83%) RESTful
5 6 (2.90%) SAML
6 5 (2.42%) Web Services
7 4 (1.93%) HTML
7 4 (1.93%) StructureMap
8 3 (1.45%) XML
8 3 (1.45%) Flash
8 3 (1.45%) CSS
9 2 (0.97%) JSON
10 1 (0.48%) JSF
10 1 (0.48%) JSP
10 1 (0.48%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (10.14%) Mobile App
3 14 (6.76%) Management Information System
4 13 (6.28%) CESG
5 9 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.38%) CESG CLAS
7 5 (2.42%) RMADS
7 5 (2.42%) Open Source
8 4 (1.93%) AS400
9 3 (1.45%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.45%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.45%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.97%) Derivative
10 2 (0.97%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.97%) BBC
11 1 (0.48%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.48%) PKI
11 1 (0.48%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.48%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.48%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.25%) Android
1 15 (7.25%) Apple iOS
2 14 (6.76%) Linux
3 13 (6.28%) Windows
4 11 (5.31%) UNIX
5 5 (2.42%) Solaris
6 4 (1.93%) OS/390
6 4 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (30.92%) Information Security
3 56 (27.05%) Penetration Testing
4 50 (24.15%) User Acceptance Testing
5 48 (23.19%) Test Management
6 43 (20.77%) Automated Testing
7 41 (19.81%) Software Testing
7 41 (19.81%) Test Scripting
8 40 (19.32%) Data Migration
8 40 (19.32%) Migration
8 40 (19.32%) Test Strategy
9 39 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 36 (17.39%) Performance Testing
10 36 (17.39%) Integration Testing
11 28 (13.53%) Risk Management
12 25 (12.08%) Scrum
12 25 (12.08%) Test Automation
13 24 (11.59%) Manual Testing
13 24 (11.59%) E-Commerce
13 24 (11.59%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (23.67%) C#
2 44 (21.26%) SQL
3 31 (14.98%) Java
4 19 (9.18%) T-SQL
5 17 (8.21%) PHP
6 14 (6.76%) C++
7 9 (4.35%) Ruby
8 7 (3.38%) C
9 6 (2.90%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.42%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.93%) Scala
12 3 (1.45%) VB
12 3 (1.45%) Python
13 2 (0.97%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.48%) Perl
Qualifications
1 64 (30.92%) Security Cleared
2 36 (17.39%) Degree
3 26 (12.56%) CISSP
4 23 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 17 (8.21%) CISM
6 16 (7.73%) ISEB
7 12 (5.80%) CEH
8 10 (4.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (4.35%) CCNP
9 9 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (3.38%) CISA
10 7 (3.38%) ISTQB
11 6 (2.90%) GPEN
11 6 (2.90%) OSCP
12 5 (2.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 4 (1.93%) OSCE
13 4 (1.93%) GCIH
13 4 (1.93%) PCI QSA
13 4 (1.93%) GWAPT
13 4 (1.93%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (53.14%) QA
2 22 (10.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (6.28%) PCI DSS
4 8 (3.86%) COBIT
5 3 (1.45%) WCAG
6 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.48%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.48%) XenApp
2 1 (0.48%) XenServer
2 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.45%) ZABBIX
2 2 (0.97%) Nessus
3 1 (0.48%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 25 (12.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.90%) VMware
2 6 (2.90%) Oracle
3 3 (1.45%) Splunk
4 2 (0.97%) Dell
4 2 (0.97%) Google
4 2 (0.97%) Qualys
5 1 (0.48%) Coverity
5 1 (0.48%) hybris
5 1 (0.48%) Citrix
5 1 (0.48%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.48%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.48%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.48%) McAfee
5 1 (0.48%) Sourcefire
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